Rupert Pupkin Speaks: Netflix Instant "Gems" Vol. 3 ""

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Netflix Instant "Gems" Vol. 3


There are just so many films I keep stumbling across and sites like the Psychotronic Netflix Facebook Page are a big help I must say. The Grindhouse Database's "Stream and Stream Again" has a ton of great recommends as well. A lot of the movies on this list have had dvd releases at one point or another. All are still worth checking out if you've not seen them.



1. THE LADY EVE(1941; Preston Sturges)
2. CUTTER'S WAY(1981; Ivan Passer)
3. THE HEARTBREAK KID(1972; Elaine May)
4. FAT CITY(1972; John Huston)
5. MIRACLE MILE(1989; Steve De Jarnatt)
6. HICKEY & BOGGS(1972; Robert Culp)
7. KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER(1974; series)
8. PLANET OF THE VAMPIRES(1965; Mario Bava)
9. BALL OF FIRE(1941; Howard Hawks)
10. ELECTRA GLIDE IN BLUE(1974; James William Guercio)
11. ROLLERCOASTER(1977; James Goldstone)
12. WHITE DOG(1982; Samuel Fuller)
13. ZERO EFFECT(1998; Jake Kasdan)
14. VERNON, FLORIDA(1981; Errol Morris)
15. RUN FOR COVER(1955; Nicholas Ray)
16. RED LINE 7000(1965; Howard Hawks)
17. VIGILANTE FORCE(1976; George Armitage)
18. HELL'S ISLAND(1955; Phil Karlson)
19. LADYBUG, LADYBUG(1963; Frank Perry)
20. INTERIORS(1978; Woody Allen)
21. BREATHLESS(1983; Jim McBride)
22. MY BLOODY VALENTINE(1981; George Mihalka)
23. THE CLAIRVOYANT(1934; Maurice Elvey)
24. TWINS OF EVIL(1971; John Hough)
25. NUTS IN MAY(1976; Mike Leigh)
26. RAW MEAT(1972; Gary Sherman)
27. DJANGO(1966; Sergio Corbucci)
28. STEEL DAWN(1987; Lance Hool)
29. BEAT STREET(1984; Stan Lathan)
30. BEYOND THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE(1979; Irwin Allen)
31. MAD DOG TIME(1996; Larry Bishop)
32. SMITHEREENS(1982; Susan Seidelman)
33. GOG(1964; Herbert L. Strock)
34. FRITZ THE CAT(1972; Ralph Bakshi)
35. H.O.T.S.(1979; Gerald Sindell)
36. SPECIAL EFFECTS(1984; Larry Cohen)
37. TERRORVISION(1986; Ted Nicolaou)
38. THE LAST MOGUL: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LEW WASSERMAN(2005; Barry Avrich)
39. THE CARETAKERS(1963; Hall Bartlett)
40. LEADBELLY(1976; Gordon Parks)
41. MONKEY ON MY BACK(1957; Andre De Toth)
42. CHASTITY(1969; Alessio de Paola)
43. THE CYCLE SAVAGES(1969; Bill Brame)
44. DRUM(1976; Steve Carver)
45. THE MAN FROM PLANET X(1951; Edgar G. Ulmer)
46. KONGA(1961; John Lemont)
47. THE HILLS RUN RED(1966; Carlo Lizzani)
48. MOOG(2004; Hans Fjellestad)
49. THE CHRISTINE JORGENSEN STORY(1970; Irving Rapper)
50. THE AMAZING TRANSPARENT MAN(1960; Edgar G. Ulmer)
51. THE DOVE(1974; Charles Jarrott)



























8 comments:

SteveQ said...

I'll limit my comments to just one of the films: Vernon, Florida. The story behind it is more interesting than the movie itself, but I forget how much of that gets in the film. I've been to Vernon, on my trip to Jupiter (Fla) to see retired sideshow performers - there's some weird weird stuff down that way!

Can't do it...have to comment on two. The one movie on the list I haven't seen but want to is White Dog. Couldn't see it when released because of a protest.

Arrgh. Are those dates right for the Ulmer films?! Hard to believe they were so much later than his 1930's films.

Rupert Pupkin said...

STEVE-I'd love to visit Vernon myself one day!
The fact that WHITE DOG finally got a proper release is pretty great. Controversial film sure, but a stellar performance from Paul Winfield and others. Once saw Paul in an elevator and now wish I'd have told him how much of a fan of his I am.
Yeah I guess Ulmer was still grinding em out 20 or 30 yrs later!

KC said...

Thank you for doing these posts! I can't believe how much stuff I have queued up now.

Hal said...

Paul Winfield: cool. He was fantastic in SOUNDER. And I thought he was funny in the little-seen spoof THE CHARMINGS, which used to follow SLEDGE HAMMER! on Thursdays as ABC's sacrificial lamb to the Cosby juggernaut back in the day.

H.O.T.S. is a film that, if you mention, everyone knows you were between 12 and 14 sometime between 1979 and 1983 or so. :) Even more ubiquitous than PRIVATE LESSONS back in the day. I have the remastered DVD, of course.

moviesandsongs365 said...

Zero effect was not my cup of tea.

But I liked White Dog (1982) on this list, you should check it out ( :

Rupert Pupkin said...

KC- Thanks for reading! Glad you are enjoying the lists! More to come!

HAL-THE CHARMINGS eh? How did I miss that?
I have that DVD as well btw...

MOVIESANDSONGS-I hear you, ZE is truly not one that's universally loved. It has gained a sort of cult following since it's release which was a very quiet one. Fan's of BOTTLE ROCKET or SAFE MEN might enjoy I think.
Glad to hear your a WHITE DOG fan!

R_U_Sure_It's_Mine? said...

There is a 500 movie limit on netflix instant viewing and somehow I surpass that already... Am I really going to watch 500 movies within my life span or is it to just fill in my queue???

Will Errickson said...

First VAMPIRE CIRCUS, now TWINS OF EVIL! Huzzah! Thanks for the heads-up.